Albert, the Dog Who Liked to Ride in Taxis

Illustrated by Pierre Pratt
LIST PRICE $26.99

About The Book

Always Albert hopes for rain. On rainy days Mrs. Crabtree takes him with her for taxi rides. So much better than walks.
One day -- brilliantly sunny, for a surprise -- Albert hops a taxi alone. More than one taxi, actually.
You will never guess where he goes!

About The Author

Cynthia Zarin is a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and an Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

She is the author of several books of poetry and four picture books for children: Rose and Sebastian; What Do You See When You Shut Your Eyes?; Wallace Hoskins, the Boy Who Grew Down; and Albert, the Dog Who Liked to Ride in Taxis. She lives with her family in Manhattan.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (January 1, 2004)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689847622
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Awards and Honors

  • CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
  • Kansas State Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle

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